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Activities & Events

Your participation is always welcome in these Club-sponsored activities, organized by and for AWCZ members. Charges cover actual expenses only (entry fees, materials, etc.). Nonmember guests are welcome to attend a maximum of three times and must pay a minimum additional fee each time (actual additional fee is determined by event organizer). The organizer’s contact information is listed with each activity. Nonmembers are encouraged to contact the AWCZ Membership Chair regarding membership.

Have an idea for a new club activity? Please contact VP Member Relations and Activities

Upcoming Annual Events

    • May 03, 2021
    • (UTC+02:00)
    • December 16, 2021
    • (UTC+01:00)
    • 66 sessions
    • AWCZ Clubhouse

    We meet Mondays and Thursdays at 13.30 at the Clubhouse, except for occasions when there is another Clubhouse event.

    Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned veteran, we want you at our Bridge table. Come and join the fun! Please email us with questions.


    • May 05, 2021
    • (UTC+02:00)
    • December 15, 2021
    • (UTC+01:00)
    • 16 sessions
    • AWCZ Clubhouse

    Mah Jong has returned to the clubhouse, and boy, are we glad to be back!

    Experienced or novice players welcome. We play the Western game. First and third Wednesday of every month. In addition we will be playing over the summer to make up for lost Covid time!!

    Contact Karen Spink for details.


    • May 06, 2021
    • (UTC+02:00)
    • June 24, 2021
    • (UTC+02:00)
    • 8 sessions
    • Around Zurich

    The Fitness Walkers meet every Thursday morning (rain or shine!) at 9:30 a.m. at Bellevue. Every week we explore different areas around the city of Zürich: sometimes we enjoy walking along the lake or along one of the rivers that wind through our beautiful city; sometimes we explore one of the many neighborhoods.

    No matter where we go, we always enjoy walking and talking with each other! After the walk we'll often grab a coffee or lunch somewhere nearby.

    Please feel free to contact Patti if you want to join us! [Please note: the Fitness Walkers will take a break for the months of July and August. Have a good summer! We'll see you in September.]


    • May 07, 2021
    • (UTC+02:00)
    • November 05, 2021
    • (UTC+01:00)
    • 5 sessions
    • Location TBA

    Join for the monthly Club happy hour. This month, we'll be meeting outdoors.

    Please contact Barbara for more information.


    • May 18, 2021
    • (UTC+02:00)
    • August 31, 2021
    • (UTC+02:00)
    • 31 sessions
    • AWCZ Clubhouse

    Our volunteer-run library is open:

    Tuesdays: 10.00 - 13.00

    Wednesdays: 10.00 - 16.00

    Fridays: 10.00 - 13.00

    From the 1st of July to the 20th of August library will be open only on Wednesdays from 10:00 to 16:00.

    As of 23rd of August the library will be open on Tuesday and Fridays from 10:00 to 13:00 and Wednesday from 10:00 to 16:00.



    • June 15, 2021
    • 19:00 - 20:00 (UTC+02:00)
    • AWCZ Clubhouse
    Register

    We'll have casual conversation and colloquialisms in Hochdeutsch. We meet on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at The Clubhouse from 19.00-20.00.

    Contact: Stefanie


    • June 19, 2021
    • 11:00 - 14:00 (UTC+02:00)
    • At the lawn in front of the Chinese Garten/Blatterwiese Spielplatz
    Register

    Join Kids Corner for a family-friendly picnic in celebration of Juneteenth or Freedom Day. This American holiday celebrates the emancipation of people enslaved in the United States. We'll have outdoor games available for everyone and children can also enjoy the local playground. Please bring your own food and picnic supplies.

    Location: Lawn in front of the Chinese Garten

    Cost: No cost; bring your own food and picnic supplies

    Contact: Kids Corner


    • June 22, 2021
    • 17:30 (UTC+02:00)
    • AWCZ Clubhouse
    Register

    Who's ready to learn a game that has been around since the 1600s?

    Originating in England, Cribbage soon made its way to the Colonies as an easy way for sailors and fishermen to wile away the hours at sea.

    Normally played with two people, the game can be modified to play with three or four people as well, and we'll learn the rules for them all. Two times the fun!

    The games will be held the second Wednesday of the month from 11.00-13.00, and the fourth Tuesday of the month from 19.30-21.30.

    Contact Lyla for more information.

    Cost: None


    • June 22, 2021
    • 18:30 - 21:30 (UTC+02:00)
    • AWCZ Clubhouse
    Register

    Theme: Caribbean Food!

    Let's travel far to the Caribbean and try some Caribbean-inspired recipes for a tropical escape with rum punch and authentic and fusion cuisine! It’s enormous fun when a group of ladies get together, roll up their sleeves, cook together, and make something delicious. Please join us as we have a glass (or two) of wine or prosecco, share a laugh and learn new recipes and different cuisines on a regular basis. We are not food professionals but have a love of cooking. The theme of this month is Caribbean food with its refreshing flavor mix!

    Please bring containers for leftovers.

    When: June 22

    Time: 18.30 - 21.30

    Cost: Depending on effective costs of grocery and ingredients: around CHF 25-30

    Please register by June 19. Cancellation deadline is June 19.

    Contact: Susanne


    • June 29, 2021
    • 12:00 - 13:00 (UTC+02:00)
    • Online
    Register

    We all want our children to have a sense of belonging. When you move countries with them, they grow up in a culture that is not our own. It may be increasingly difficult for them to answer, “Where are you from?” In this talk with Monica Shah Zeeman, early years expert, learn how to prepare your children for a move and talk about culture with your children. Monica will also give us practical tips to help our children cope with such transitions as well as mindful ways to create support networks for your family. Let your child thrive in multilingual Zurich and learn ways to help them grow up on their own terms.

    About the speaker: Monica Shah Zeeman has over 20 years of experience in supporting social innovation in education. She is the founder of Children First in Zurich, the new Play School in Oerlikon and partner of fit4school Zürichberg. Monica wrote ‘Working with Parents’ (Heinemann, 2001) a handbook for Headteachers and is education columnist for Family Matters Switzerland.

    About the interviewer: Jillian Burkley is a licensed clinical social worker from the United States and moved to Switzerland in 2019. She is a coordinator of Kids Corner for the AWCZ and recently founded her own practice in Switzerland, Resilient Connected Counseling. She has a background in school and multi-systemic therapies with work experience in both non-profit and school-based settings. 

    Contact: kidscorner@awczurich.org


    • July 02, 2021
    • 10:00 - 15:00 (UTC+02:00)
    • Freibad Heuried,

    Moms and kids get together for summer fun at a Badi. Join our WhatsApp group for details on meet-up locations each week as they change according to weather. 

    The event is free. Only pay the admission fee at the Badi Adults 8 CHF kids over six are 4CHF, and kids under six are free. 

    Contact Jillian for more information: kidscorner@awczurich.org

    • July 02, 2021
    • 10:00 - 11:30 (UTC+02:00)
    • AWCZ Clubhouse, Höschgasse 38, 8008 Zurich
    Register

    Book Club usually meets on the first Friday of the month at 10:00 at the AWCZ Clubhouse.

    The book club will not meet in August.

    The book for 2 July is The Righteous Mind, by Jonathan Haidt.

    The book club doesn’t meet in August. If you have any questions, contact Starr.

    • July 04, 2021
    • 15:00 - 21:00 (UTC+02:00)
    • Restaurant Alter Tobelhof, Tobelhofstrasse 236, 8044 Zurich-Gockhausen

    4th of July Celebration

    The AICZ invites us to join them to celebrate the 4th of July together

    Featuring

    • American Buffet from the Grill: American-style hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken, pulled pork, vegi burgers, great salads, apple pie, brownies and ice cream
    • Live music with the Enderlin Chicks & Barbara Wilde
    • Children’s games and raffle

    Admission prices:

    • CHF 49.00 for AICZ/AWCZ members
    • CHF 55.00 for non-members
    • CHF 60.00 for all walk-ins
    • Drinks not included
    • Children from 4-12 years: CHF 15.00
    • Children up to 4 years: are free of charge

    Space is limited and the event capacity will depend on weather conditions (outdoor or indoor seating) and on current BAG covid restrictions. There is currently a waiting list until BAG  allows more participants. Pre-registration and payment required, and it's recommended to register as soon as possible to ensure your place.

    Please register by e-mail to info@aicz.ch.

    First come, first served; no show policy strictly applies.

    • July 06, 2021
    • 10:00 - 15:00 (UTC+02:00)
    • Freibad Seebad,

    Moms and kids get together for summer fun at a Badi. Join our WhatsApp group for details on meet-up locations each week as they change according to weather. 

    The event is free. Only pay the admission fee at the Badi Adults 8 CHF kids over six are 4CHF, and kids under six are free. 

    Contact Jillian for more information: kidscorner@awczurich.org

    • July 06, 2021
    • 19:00 - 20:00 (UTC+02:00)
    • AWCZ Clubhouse
    • 14
    Register

    We'll have casual conversation and colloquialisms in Hochdeutsch. We meet on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at The Clubhouse from 19.00-20.00.

    Contact: Stefanie


    • July 08, 2021
    • 18:30 - 21:00 (UTC+02:00)
    • Location TBA
    Register

    Join us once a month for a fun evening of book discussions and wine.

    We'll be discussing The Alice Network by Kate Quinn..

    • July 12, 2021
    • 18:30 - 21:30 (UTC+02:00)
    • AWCZ Clubhouse
    Register

    Welcome to the spicy colourful world of the Nepalese cuisine!


    It’s enormous fun when a group of ladies get together, roll up their sleeves, cook together, and make something delicious. Please join us as we have a glass (or two) of wine or prosecco, share a laugh and learn new recipes and different cuisines on a regular basis.

    We are not food professionals but have a love of cooking. The theme of this month is Nepalese food! Let's join us on the journey to this mysterious and intriguing country, explore this Asian cuisine which is full of spices and unique dishes.

    Registration of 8 members allowed so that everyone gets a chance to cook (covid-19 measures shall be followed). Please bring boxes for leftovers. Depending on effective costs of grocery and ingredients, plan for around CHF 25-30.

    Please register by July 10. Cancellation deadline is July 10.

    Contact: Susanne


    • July 14, 2021
    • 11:00 - 13:00 (UTC+02:00)
    • AWCZ Clubhouse
    Register

    Who's ready to learn a game that has been around since the 1600s?

    Originating in England, Cribbage soon made its way to the Colonies as an easy way for sailors and fishermen to wile away the hours at sea.

    Normally played with two people, the game can be modified to play with three or four people as well, and we'll learn the rules for them all. Two times the fun!

    The games will be held the second Wednesday of the month from 11.00-13.00, and the fourth Tuesday of the month from 19.30-21.30.

    Contact Lyla for more information.

    Cost: None


    • July 20, 2021
    • 19:00 - 20:00 (UTC+02:00)
    • AWCZ Clubhouse
    • 14
    Register

    We'll have casual conversation and colloquialisms in Hochdeutsch. We meet on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at The Clubhouse from 19.00-20.00.

    Contact: Stefanie


    • July 27, 2021
    • 17:30 (UTC+02:00)
    • AWCZ Clubhouse
    Register

    Who's ready to learn a game that has been around since the 1600s?

    Originating in England, Cribbage soon made its way to the Colonies as an easy way for sailors and fishermen to wile away the hours at sea.

    Normally played with two people, the game can be modified to play with three or four people as well, and we'll learn the rules for them all. Two times the fun!

    The games will be held the second Wednesday of the month from 11.00-13.00, and the fourth Tuesday of the month from 19.30-21.30.

    Contact Lyla for more information.

    Cost: None


    • August 03, 2021
    • 19:00 - 20:00 (UTC+02:00)
    • AWCZ Clubhouse
    • 14
    Register

    We'll have casual conversation and colloquialisms in Hochdeutsch. We meet on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at The Clubhouse from 19.00-20.00.

    Contact: Stefanie


    • August 11, 2021
    • 11:00 - 13:00 (UTC+02:00)
    • AWCZ Clubhouse
    Register

    Who's ready to learn a game that has been around since the 1600s?

    Originating in England, Cribbage soon made its way to the Colonies as an easy way for sailors and fishermen to wile away the hours at sea.

    Normally played with two people, the game can be modified to play with three or four people as well, and we'll learn the rules for them all. Two times the fun!

    The games will be held the second Wednesday of the month from 11.00-13.00, and the fourth Tuesday of the month from 19.30-21.30.

    Contact Lyla for more information.

    Cost: None


    • August 17, 2021
    • 19:00 - 20:00 (UTC+02:00)
    • AWCZ Clubhouse
    • 14
    Register

    We'll have casual conversation and colloquialisms in Hochdeutsch. We meet on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at The Clubhouse from 19.00-20.00.

    Contact: Stefanie


    • August 24, 2021
    • 17:30 (UTC+02:00)
    • AWCZ Clubhouse
    Register

    Who's ready to learn a game that has been around since the 1600s?

    Originating in England, Cribbage soon made its way to the Colonies as an easy way for sailors and fishermen to wile away the hours at sea.

    Normally played with two people, the game can be modified to play with three or four people as well, and we'll learn the rules for them all. Two times the fun!

    The games will be held the second Wednesday of the month from 11.00-13.00, and the fourth Tuesday of the month from 19.30-21.30.

    Contact Lyla for more information.

    Cost: None


    • August 31, 2021
    • (UTC+02:00)
    • December 14, 2021
    • (UTC+01:00)
    • 16 sessions
    • Zurich

    We are on hiatus for a couple of months, but our weekly Turbosculpt group meets on the Käferberg. Contact Patti for more information.


    • August 31, 2021
    • 18:30 - 21:30 (UTC+02:00)
    • AWCZ Clubhouse
    Register

    Welcome to the delicious world of the Greek cuisine!


    It’s enormous fun when a group of ladies get together, roll up their sleeves, cook together, and make something delicious. Please join us as we have a glass (or two) of wine or prosecco, share a laugh and learn new recipes and different cuisines on a regular basis.

    We are not food professionals but have a love of cooking. The theme of this month is Greek! Let's join us on the journey with the long and rich history and explore together with Isabella the Greek and Mediterranean cuisine.

    Registration of 8 members allowed so that everyone gets a chance to cook (covid-19 measures shall be followed). Please bring boxes for leftovers. Depending on effective costs of grocery and ingredients: around CHF 25-30

    Please register by August 29. Cancellation deadline is August 30.

    Contact: Susanne


    • September 16, 2021
    • (UTC+02:00)
    • December 16, 2021
    • (UTC+01:00)
    • 4 sessions
    • AWCZ Clubhouse

    Come HOME to the Writers Group! So many of you, our regular writers, were not able to join in person or online during the pandemic. Please join us once again!

    Starting in September, Deb will be hosting a once per month meeting in the Clubhouse.

    Further details will be posted later this summer. Contact Deb for any questions.


    • September 27, 2021
    • (UTC+02:00)
    • AWCZ Clubhouse, Höschgasse 38, 8008 Zurich
    Register

    Mark your calendars to participate in the 2021 Kickoff and Open House! We want to Welcome Back all of our members and open our doors to prospective members! Further details to follow.


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